Most of my Atlanta friends know this list well, but if you are new to town or here on vacation, we welcome you! We hope this list helps you navigate our city with your family.
The Atlanta History Center is a history museum and research center located in the Buckhead district of Atlanta, Georgia. The Museum was founded in 1926, and currently consists of 6 permanent, and several temporary, exhibitions.
West Paces Ferry Road Northwest, Atlanta, GA, United States
This 120,000 square foot Museum houses the largest permanent exhibition space for Western art in the country. Galleries feature contemporary Western American art, historic Western art, Civil War art, Presidential portraits and letters, Western movie posters, and Western illustration. Sagebrush Ranch is an interactive gallery where children of all ages can learn about art and Western America. The Museum’s Special and Temporary Exhibit Galleries hosts six to ten temporary exhibits per year.
501 Museum Drive , Cartersville, GA
The Center for Puppetry Arts, located in Atlanta, is the nation’s largest organization dedicated to the art form of puppetry. The Center focuses on three areas: performance, education and museum. It is one of the few puppet museums in the world.
Spring Street Northwest, Atlanta, GA, United States
The Children's Museum of Atlanta is a children's museum located in Atlanta, Georgia, founded in 1988 as a "Museum Without Walls" and opened to the public in 2003. The Museum is located Downtown, adjacent to Centennial Olympic Park.
275 Centennial Olympic Park Dr NW, Atlanta, GA, United States 30313
The College Football Hall of Fame is a hall of fame and museum devoted to college football. In August 2014, the College Football Hall of Fame and Chick-fil-A Fan Experience opened in downtown Atlanta, Georgia.
250 Marietta St NW, Atlanta, GA 30313
It’s a dinosaur museum, a place to explore Georgia’s history, a home to several DeSoto artifacts, a great place for a date (Martini’s and IMAX,) a hands-on science museum, and so much more.
767 Clifton Rd, Atlanta, GA
The High Museum of Art, located in Atlanta, is the leading art museum in the Southeastern United States. Located on Peachtree Street in Midtown, the city’s arts district, the High is a division of the Woodruff Arts Center.
Peachtree Street Northeast, Atlanta, GA, United States
The Museum of Design Atlanta is a design museum located at 1315 Peachtree Street in Atlanta, Georgia, USA. MODA is the only museum in the Southeast devoted exclusively to the study and celebration of all things design.
1315 Peachtree St NE, Atlanta, GA 30309
Explore the lives and experiences of World War II and the Holocaust through interactive galleries, personal stories, and a theater playing movies focused on this compelling era. Admission, parking, and all programs are FREE and open to the public. Permanent exhibitions at the MHHE include “Parallel Journeys: World War II and the Holocaust through the Eyes of Teens,” focusing on the various experiences of 40 young adults and teenagers during the war, “The Butterfly Project,” a creative memorial to the 1.5 million Jewish children killed during the Holocaust and more.
Kennesaw State University, 3333 Busbee Drive, Kennesaw GA
The Center for Civil and Human Rights is a museum dedicated to the achievements of both the civil rights movement in the United States and the broader worldwide human rights movement.
100 Ivan Allen Jr Blvd NW, Atlanta, GA 30313, United States
It’s a space museum, a mineral museum and a dinosaur museum – all in one! There is also a children’s science exhibit, a gem mining area, and a dino dig for kids. Don’t miss the planetarium and regular exciting events.
100 Tellus Dr, Cartersville, GA
Experience the dramatic history of railroads and the War Between the States. A prestigious Smithsonian Affiliations member, the Museum provides visitors with a unique perspective into the strategic and economic use of railroads during and after the Civil War. It’s home to the General locomotive, made famous during the Great Locomotive Chase of 1862, an impressive Civil War collection, and the Glover Machine Works, a restored early 20th century belt-driven locomotive assembly line. The Jolley Education Center offers numerous hands-on and interactive exhibits that are fun for the entire family, and the Cobb Energy Gallery features traveling exhibits from [...]
2829 Cherokee Street Kennesaw, GA
The World of Coca-Cola is a museum showcasing the history of The Coca-Cola Company that contains a host of entertainment areas and attractions, and is located in Atlanta, Georgia at Pemberton Place.
World of Coca-Cola, Baker Street Northwest, Atlanta, GA, United States